Compare 2022 Kia Sportage vs Volkswagen Taos

Overview

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
181 hp @ 6000 rpm
158 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
175 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,305 lbs
3,175 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,653 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
31 MPG
City
23 MPG
28 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 Tons/yr
5.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.4 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
377.2 miles
369.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
492 miles
475.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
176.4 in
175.8 in
Height
64.4 in
64.4 in
Max Width
73 in
72.5 in
Front Width
63.5 in
61.9 in
Rear Width
64 in
60.5 in
Wheelbase
105.1 in
105.9 in
Ground Clearance
6.4 in
6.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.5 in
40.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.3 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
56.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.2 in
37.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.1 in
39.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
55.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.2 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.1 ft³
65.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.7 ft³
27.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.7 ft³
27.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
37.6 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P225/60HR17
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P225/60HR17
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Pacific Blue
  • Sparkling Silver, Build Out: 06/30/2021
  • Steel Gray
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Dusk Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry
  • Hyper Red
  • Snow White Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, YES Essentials Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, YES Essentials Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray/Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Optional
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Optional
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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